Fun Diving in Tulamben
A 2x dive program in the wreck of USAT Liberty should already be on your bucket. Tulamben is one of the best wreck diving site in the world, good to very good visibility, easy beach entry, a lot to see, beach side resto lunch: ’nuff said.
The dive location is famous for the wreck of US transport ship named Liberty, about 120 meter long, now house for many kind of fishes, crustacean, eels, corals and many more ocean life.
Tulamben is a small fishing village on the north-east coast of Bali. It is among the most popular dive sites on Bali since the wreck of the Liberty, a US Army Transport ship torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in 1942 lies just offshore. During high-season, up to 100 divers descend to the wreck each day.
The wreck lies in shallow water and is considered appropriate for divers of all certification levels. The ship rests in 30 meters of water, is roughly 25 meters from shore and can be reached with a short swim from the beach. The highest point of the wreck tops out about 5 meters from the surface. The ship was torpedoed by the Japanese off the nearby Island of Lombok and the ship was towed to the beach at Tulamben for salvage operations. The 1963 eruption of Mt. Agung, which devastated much of the eastern side of Bali, drove the ship into the water just offshore, where it became encrusted with coral and a home to other sea life.
The best conditions for diving here are during October and November, when the weather is generally calm and during the start of southeast monsoon, which typically extends from May to July. In addition to a wide variety of corals and invertebrates on the wreck itself, large fish frequent the wreck in some seasons, most popularly Mola mola and whale sharks, as well as Black-tip reef sharks. Professional divers have praised local residents for minimizing local fishing activity.
|7.00 AM||Pick up from the lobby of your hotel (7:45am for Sanur)|
|8.00 AM||Equipment fitting & checking at Bali Diving and transfer to our Bus|
|10.00 AM||Arrive at Tulamben|
|10.30 AM||Dive #1 on the Wreck of the USAT Liberty (Bow section)|
|12.00 PM||Lunch at the beachfront café|
|1:00 PM||Dive #2 on the Wreck of the USAT Liberty (Stern section|
|2:30 PM||Depart from Tulamben|
|5:00 PM||Arrive at Bali Diving Sanur|
|5:30 PM||Drop off in our courtesy bus to your hotel.|
|Rental of all diving equipment including tanks and weight belts||Dive computer (can be rented at the dive center)|
|Pickup /Drop Off (Central Kuta,Seminyak, Legian and Sanur)||Underwater camera|
|Lunch & Water||GoPro camera (can be rented at the dive center)|
|Boat (depend on location)||Swimwear|
|Free water, tea, and coffee at the dive center||Towels (can be rented at the dive center)|
|Experienced dive leader|
|All Marine Park entry fees|
you will be guided by an experienced guide.
Comfort yourself when traveling and get ready carefully when you reach the destination.
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